PAYSON WEATHER

June 18, 2021

Adventure Where We Live – Horton Creek

Horton Creek is a day use area only. Fishing hiking and swimming are the main draw to Horton Creek. There are 6 picnic use areas with grills. Fishing is available in both Horton Creek and Tonto Creek for rainbow trout...

FIRE ALERTS

June 25, 2021

Rafael Fire: firefighters prepare fire lines in & around the Loy Butte area

The fire has moved north in Sycamore Canyon and is approaching Dorsey Springs. To the south, the fire is also […]
June 25, 2021

Another calm day on the Backbone Fire

Light rain was received on the Backbone Fire today.  The next few days will see a warming and drying pattern […]
June 24, 2021

Slate Fire at 90 percent containment, 11,435 acres

The Slate Fire, which is located 23 miles northwest of Flagstaff and caused a temporary closure of Highway 180 earlier this month, […]
June 24, 2021

TELEGRAPH-MESCAL SOIL BURN SEVERITY MAP RELEASED

Interagency Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) specialists recently completed their data gathering and analysis for the Telegraph and Mescal burned […]
June 24, 2021

Officials closing Tonto National Forest Friday, June 25

Tonto National Forest officials will close the state’s largest national forest due to ongoing extreme fire danger beginning at 8 […]
June 24, 2021

Communities South of I-40 and West of I-17 moved From “SET” to “READY”

The communities South of I-40 and West of I-17 will be downgraded from “SET” (Pre-evacuation) to “READY” status. “READY” status […]
June 24, 2021

Backbone Fire personnel ask for patience as fire continues to burn

Patience is requested during evacuations as the Backbone Fire remains a threat. Moderate rains were experienced around the fire area […]
June 24, 2021

Rain fell on parts of Telegraph Fire today; scattered pockets of heat still present

Rain fell on portions of the fire today, but scattered pockets of heat are still present. Crews continued withsuppression repair […]
June 23, 2021

State land closures take effect Friday

Due to extremely high fire danger, exceptional drought conditions, resource availability, and increasedfire activity, the Department of Forestry and Fire […]
June 23, 2021

Snake Fire west of Clints Well holding at 76 acres, receiving precipitation

The Snake Fire, located about 7 miles west of Clints Well on the northern edge of West Clear Creek, is […]
June 23, 2021

RCMS student heading to leadership conference

Great students sometimes grow up to be great leaders. Well, Rim Country Middle School student Jake Skehan seems to be […]
June 23, 2021

Firefighters gain partial containment of Horton Complex

Fire activity on the western flanks was fueled by winds that pushed the Lost Lake and Willow Springs fires together […]

NATIONAL NEWS

June 24, 2021

Michelle Vezina Peterlin Announces New Exhibit Gossamer

EVANSVILLE, Ill., June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Michelle Vezina Peterlin is an artist whose work vibrantly combines color, form and nature […]
June 24, 2021

Holt Renfrew Announces Sustainability Commitments

Today’s announcement places sustainability at the heart of Holt Renfrew. While recognising there is further to go, Holts is committed […]
June 23, 2021

Talents Grow In Brooklyn

The 27-year-old Marine Park artist, inspired by Museum of Modern Art Educators and the AHRC New York City art staff, […]
June 22, 2021

Snipitz™ Welcomes Kelly Ratka and Dene Williamson to Expand Enterprise Outreach for Rapid Market Growth

DALLAS, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Snipitz is building tremendous momentum as outreach has begun within the sports and entertainment […]
June 22, 2021

Varigard, LLC Awarded 3-Year Agreement With MAGNET GROUP

FOLEY, Ala., June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Varigard, LLC is pleased to announce a three-year agreement with Mid-Atlantic Group Network of […]
June 21, 2021

Phonexa Marks Reopening of California by Honoring First Responders With Awards Luncheon

GLENDALE, Calif., June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Phonexa celebrated the reopening of California amidst COVID-19 by hosting an awards luncheon […]
June 20, 2021

Xi takes father as role model in life, work, governance

Xi Jinping has vividly interpreted what is maintaining close ties with the people. During one summer, Xi Zhongxun visited 21 […]
June 20, 2021

Legacy Launches First-of-its-Kind Partnership for Elite Military Special Operators

BOSTON, June 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy (YC S’19), the premier digital fertility clinic for men, today announced a new […]
June 19, 2021

Five-year-old battling a critical illness helps spread awareness about sickle cell disease

But while most 5-year-olds spend summers at the pool and the playground, Amina spent most of her days inside a […]

SPORTS NEWS

June 24, 2021

Fans at viewing party cheer on Phoenix Suns during Game 3 vs. LA Clippers

Fans at a Phoenix Suns Arena viewing party cheered on the Suns during Game 3 against the Los Angeles Clippers […]
June 24, 2021

Phoenix Suns drop Game 3 to L.A. Clippers as Chris Paul returns

LOS ANGELES — The day started great for the Phoenix Suns. Chris Paul returned after missing Game 1 and Game 2 of […]
June 24, 2021

Suns fans can watch Western Conference finals vs. Clippers at arena

Those watching the Phoenix Suns’ run through the NBA playoffs have seen Suns fans make their presence felt, even at […]
June 24, 2021

Valley Oop vs. Hail Murray: Which iconic sports moment from Suns, Cardinals was better?

Two great plays. Lots of emotion. Plenty at stake for both teams. So we’re asking the question: Which was better?        […]
June 23, 2021

Red-hot Phoenix Suns expecting Chris Paul to return for Game 3

As if things couldn’t get any better for the Phoenix Suns. They’ve won nine consecutive playoffs games to continue a […]
June 23, 2021

2021 CWS baseball bracket, schedule, games times and TV information

The 2021 College World Series baseball tournament is scheduled to take place from June 19-30 in Omaha, Nebraska.  The eight-team […]
June 23, 2021

Suns’ winning lob play has roots in 2017 game that also was talk of NBA

A basketball rule that doesn’t come up that often was in the spotlight Tuesday night in the Suns’ 104-103 Game […]
June 23, 2021

Las Cruces 6-11 basketball standout Isaiah Carr commits to GCU

Grand Canyon got a commitment out of rival New Mexico State’s backyard with Las Cruces High School senior-to-be Isaiah Carr announcing his […]
June 23, 2021

10 blunders that define season

Diamondbacks catcher Daulton Varsho tore off his mask and screamed for the ball. Brewers baserunner Dan Vogelbach had pulled up […]

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

June 8, 2021

Famous June birthdays: Musicians, actors and other stars who are celebrating

Lana Del Rey, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pratt, Nicole Kidman, Neil Patrick Harris and Kanye West are among the celebs who […]
June 8, 2021

Ellie Kemper Apologizes for Participating in Ball With Racist Past

Actress Ellie Kemper has responded to backlash after photos resurfaced associating her to a high society ball with a racist […]
June 7, 2021

Marvel’s Loki Revealed as Gender-Fluid in New Series

Loki, Marvel Cinematic Universe’s mischievous supervillain, is gender-fluid in the new Disney+ series that premiers on June 9, according to […]
June 6, 2021

Rose McGowan Gets Candid About Mental Health Struggles: ‘Depression Is a Beast to Dance With’

Rose McGowan is opening up about her struggles with mental health.  Taking to her Instagram Story on Thursday, the “Charmed” […]
June 5, 2021

Kim Kardashian Breaks Down Over Failed Marriage to Kanye West

Kim Kardashian admitted to her family through tears that she felt like a failure amid the disintegration of her marriage […]
June 4, 2021

Rapper Wisdom Charged With Attempted Murder in Double Shooting at Miami Beach

Rapper Wisdom Awute has been charged in connection with a Monday night shooting in Miami Beach, Florida. The musician and […]
June 3, 2021

MLB Star Marcell Ozuna Charged for Assaulting Wife: Report

MLB star Marcell Ozuna has been arrested and charged with assaulting his wife, according to reports. The Atlanta Braves outfielder […]
June 2, 2021

Oprah Reflects on How Past Trauma Has Affected Her Mental Wellbeing

Oprah Winfrey has been revisiting past trauma in an effort to improve her mental wellbeing.  The media mogul has been […]
June 1, 2021

Bristol Palin Shows Off Tummy Tuck Scars

Bristol Palin is done hiding her flaws.  Three years ago the former “Teen Mom OG” star had a tummy tuck […]

LOCAL EMERGENCY NEWS

May 12, 2021
Stage 1 Fire Restrictions
 Current drought conditions in central Arizona will re…

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Current drought conditions in central Arizona will re…

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Current drought conditions in central Arizona will result in the Tonto National Forest entering Stage 1 […]
April 14, 2021
The #TontoNF has a new fire restriction webpage. The page displays regional maps…

The #TontoNF has a new fire restriction webpage. The page displays regional maps…

  The #TontoNF has a new fire restriction webpage. The page displays regional maps and links to Inciweb for more […]
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